Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations. Airports or airfields that are no longer recognizable (overgrown, no facilities, etc.) are not included. Note that not all airports have accommodations for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Airports map
In our opinion: Airport expansion reflects the growing vitality of Utah's national and global links
Deseret News - 7/25/2014 6:02:22 AM
The effect on the airport itself will be transformative. It’s important to note that Salt Lake International is already one of the country’s best airports. It ranks 94th among the world’s top 100 airports, and is one of only 15 American airports on ...
Airport reclassification is a disgrace
New Era - 7/25/2014 8:47:00 AM
We can only imagine the depth of negative impression this incident has left of our country – let alone its economic ... NAC is supposed to ensure the airport complies with international rescue firefighting standards, including the International Civil ...
Munich one of the best transfer airports worldwide
MENAFN - 7/23/2014 9:46:38 AM
... six in the world in the category World's Best Airport for Transit Passengers. The terminal's special architectural concept means that passengers are able to transfer to one of 130 destinations in 45 countries in a very short time. And Lufthansa's ...
FAA bars U.S. flights to Israel after rocket lands near country’s main airport
McClatchy DC - 7/23/2014 12:35:27 AM
JERUSALEM — American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country’s international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week.
Airports in east China face delays due to military exercises
AsiaOne - 7/23/2014 8:06:25 AM
BEIJING - Flights to and from Shanghai International Airport Co Ltd and 11 other ... Airports in east China are among the busiest in the country. Last year, Shanghai's two mega airports Pudong and Hongqiao alone handled 82.8 million passengers, or about ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:16:47 PM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Nigeria: Airport Concessions for Improved Facilities' Management
AllAfrica - 7/25/2014 7:56:54 AM
For instance, airport terminal buildings in other parts of the world are commercialised. By this government will save money for social services in the country," she pointed out. Another former Minister of Aviation, Babatunde Omotoba, also spoke in the same ...
Libya government warns of collapse as militias clash at airport
Yahoo News - 7/25/2014 6:48:18 PM
Tripoli (AFP) - The Libyan government warned on Friday of the possibility of a break-up of the country if clashes ... for control of Tripoli airport, the target of 13 days of shelling that have disrupted air links to the outside world.
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York ... it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include colorful ...
U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem
CNN - 4/3/2014 7:33:26 AM
In February, as reported by the New York Daily News, Vice President Joe Biden said New York's frequently lambasted LaGuardia Airport "feels like it's in some third world country ... list of the world's top 100 airports. The highest ranking any U.S ...
The 10 Best Airports In The World
The Business Insider - 3/30/2011 7:02:22 PM
The airport is only 5 miles away from the city center, making it easily accessible. It is also one of the hubs in the Star Alliance, a network of 27 international airports that flies to 1,610 airports in 181 countries. Why it's awesome: Kuala Lumpur is ...
Minister grilled over airport downgrading
New Era - 7/25/2014 8:18:22 AM
The latest developments are expected to hit the country’s economy hard ... to international flights and it depends on the ICAO set standards. Kutako is an international airport and it must comply with civil aviation’s international standards.”
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff India Abroad - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
Let us have a look at world's 10 best airports. Hong Kong International Airport ... It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries, and one of the oldest international airports in Europe.
Autoban designs Heydar Aliyev International
dezeen.com - 7/25/2014 9:22:48 AM
Photography is by Kerem Sanliman. The new terminal at Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev International Airport will soon open in the country's capital of Baku. The landmark terminal features interior architecture and experiential design by the globally acclaimed ...
Rocket fire targets Tel Aviv airport as Air Canada flight due to land
The Star - 7/25/2014 9:15:38 AM
An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv, Israel, was forced to perform a go-around above Ben Gurion International Airport after reports the airport was targeted by three rockets Friday. Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military arm, confirmed via Twitter ...